50 English Proverbs

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50 English Proverbs - for use in English classes
1 FAILURE TEACHES SUCCESS.
2 WHERE THERE IS WHISPERING, THERE IS LYING.
3 HONESTY IS THE BEST POLICY.
4 PRIDE GOES BEFORE A FALL
5 CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME.
6 AS THE CALL, SO THE ECHO.
7 NO GAIN WITHOUT PAIN.
8 LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP.
9 OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND.
10 THE TAILOR MAKES THE MAN.
11 AS YOU MAKE YOUR BED, SO YOU MUST LIE IN IT.
12 HE LAUGHS BEST WHO LAUGHS LAST.
13 EASY COME, EASY GO.
14 NECESSITY IS THE MOTHER OF INVENTION.
15 BETTER LATE THAN NEVER.
16 NEW BROOMS SWEEP CLEAN.
17 THE WISER HEAD GIVES IN.
18 THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME.
19 HUNGER IS THE BEST SAUCE.
20 WHERE THERE'S A WILL, THERE'S A WAY.
21 HE WHO DIGS A PIT FOR OTHERS, FALLS IN HIMSELF.
22 YOU CAN'T MAKE AN OMELET WITHOUT BREAKING EGGS.
23 EVERY CLOUD HAS A SILVER LINING.
24 STILL WATERS RUN DEEP.
25 APPETITE COMES WITH EATING.
26 BARKING DOGS SELDOM BITE.
27 THE EARLY BIRD CATCHES THE WORM.
28 FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.
29 A FRIEND IN NEED IS A FRIEND INDEED.
30 BETTER AN EGG TODAY THAN A HEN TOMORROW.
31 IF THE SKY FALLS, WE SHALL CATCH LARKS.
32 PRAISE DAY AT NIGHT, AND LIFE AT THE END.
33 NOTHING VENTURE, NOTHING GAIN.
34 LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON.
35 YOU CANNOT TEACH AN OLD DOG NEW TRICKS.
36 THE SHOEMAKER'S SON ALWAYS GOES BAREFOOT.
37 AS YOU BREW, SO YOU MUST DRINK.
38 2 DOGS FIGHT FOR A BONE AND A THIRD RUNS AWAY WITH IT.
39 IT'S NO USE CRYING OVER SPILT MILK.
40 SPARE THE ROD AND SPOIL THE CHILD.
41 ALL IS NOT GOLD THAT GLITTERS.
42 STRIKE WHILE THE IRON IS HOT.
43 IF WISHES WERE HORSES, BEGGARS WOULD RIDE.
44 DON'T LOOK A GIFT HORSE IN THE MOUTH.
45 TIME IS THE GREAT HEALER.
46 EVERYTHING COMES TO HIM WHO WAITS.
47 A PENNY SAVED IS A PENNY GAINED.
48 SHORT RECKONINGS MAKE LONG FRIENDS.
49 LEARN TO WALK BEFORE YOU RUN.
50 DIAMOND CUT DIAMOND.

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